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Banner hosts Boston high school champions at a Celtics Game
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Banner hosts Boston high school champions at a Celtics Game
Friday’s Boston Celtics win over the Charlotte Hornets at TD Garden was a sweet victory for the team, and a big moment of celebration for another group of basketball players, too.
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Dartmouth hoopsters vote to unionize
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Dartmouth hoopsters vote to unionize
As Dartmouth’s men’s basketball players take steps to become the nation’s first unionized college athletes, observers are weighing the potential impact on the decades-long movement to classify collegiate-level athletes as employees.
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Boston Marathon: Obiri wins back-to-back, Lemma wins first Boston title
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Boston Marathon: Obiri wins back-to-back, Lemma wins first Boston title
The 128th edition of the Boston Marathon played to the script as male and female runners of color continued the current trend of dominant performances in this event. Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia took the lead from the start of the race and completed his surprising wire-to-wire victory in 2 hours, 6 minutes, 17 seconds.
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Marathon brings out women runners of color
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Marathon brings out women runners of color
This year marks the 128th running of the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual long-distance race. For many Black running clubs and individual runners, this event is a culmination of months of training, sacrifice and community.
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My Boston Marathon memories
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My Boston Marathon memories
My history with the Boston Marathon dates to my freshman year at Boston University. I remember the newspaper and television reports leading up to the event. Out of pure curiosity, I got a firsthand look at the proceedings.
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Gamecocks go 39-0, Huskies win back to back titles
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Gamecocks go 39-0, Huskies win back to back titles
As the final seconds ticked down on the NCAA Division One Women’s Basketball Championship game, my overwhelming thought for the teams was, “Relief!” When the final buzzer sounded with South Carolina 87 and Iowa 75, I felt delighted for coach Dawn Staley and her Gamecocks team.
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Opening day stirs baseball memories — and new hopes for Brighton batsmen
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Opening day stirs baseball memories — and new hopes for Brighton batsmen
The start of the Major League Baseball season is always a good time to reflect on the beauty of the “Grand Old Game.”
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And then there were four!
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And then there were four!
The tumultuous roller-coaster ride labeled March Madness is now down to the Final Four portion of the competition.
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Ron Duncan: Black pioneer in martial arts
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Ron Duncan: Black pioneer in martial arts
When people hear “martial arts,” they mostly think of Bruce Lee, the legendary martial artist who became an international star of the silver screen.
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Upsets abound in the NCAA Tournament
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Upsets abound in the NCAA Tournament
Every year, millions of people decide to part ways with their sanity by picking teams in the 64-team field that is the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament.
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Three Boston teams win big in high school state basketball championships
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Three Boston teams win big in high school state basketball championships
Three Boston high school teams made impressive runs to state titles in tournament play over the weekend — the girls’ team from Cathedral High and the boys’ squads from Charlestown High and New Mission High.
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NAACP urges Black student-athletes to consider alternatives to Florida public schools
The NAACP is urging Black student-athletes to think twice about attending public colleges and universities in Florida in response to the state’s crackdown on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs.
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